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Active Components of Removable Orthodontic Appliances

 

Orthodontic treatment- active components of removable orthodontic appliances bring about tooth movements

As previously discussed, removable orthodontic appliances consist of active and retentive components.  The passive components are the clasps that keep the appliance secure.  The active components of the appliance exert the forces that are required to engender tooth movements.  

The active components consist of 

Removable Orthodontic Appliances, Orthodontic Treatment, Tooth Movements, Clasps

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